Thursday, February 2, 2017


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Right To Information Act To Be Implemented From Today (03)

The right to information act will be implemented with
effect from today (03) .

The government has issued the gazette notification regarding the enforcement of the act recently.

Twenty One Medical Students Arrested During Yesterday's Protest Released On Bail

Twenty one medical students arrested by the police
last evening (02)during the medical students ptotest march held in Colombo ,had been released on bail by the Colombo Fort Magistrate Court last night .

After being produced before the court the group of medical students released on person  bail of Rs.200,000 each.

Colombo Fort Magistrste has ordered them to appear before the court on 15 th of Febtuary.


An Illegal Vehicle Assembling Plant Was Raided In Minuwangoda

More than fifty vehicles illegally assembled locally had been
 seized by Panadura-Walana anti vice squad during a raid carried out in a vehicle assembling plant situated at industrial zone in Minuwangoda area last evening (01).

Twenty nine cars and twenty two jeeps are among the assembled vehicles seized by the Police according to reports.

Due to the illegall assembling plant government has incurred RS.325 million  loss it has been revealed.

Sri Lanka customs and Panadura-Walana anti vice squad are conducting an investigation on the incident.

Wild Life Officials Arrested A Person Illegally Breeding And Selling Local Birds

Wild Life officials have arrested a person who was breeding
 and selling local species of birds illegally by violating  fauna and flora protection  ordinance ,in his house in Obeysekerapura ,Rajagiriya (Colombo) .

The officials have taken into custody 14 parrots,4 wild owls and two black turtles in suspects house during the raid

The suspect is due to produce before Magistrate Court . 

Doctors To Lainch A Four Hour Island Wide Token Strike Tomorrow(03)

Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA)has
decided to launch a four hour island wide  token strike tomorrow (03 )from 8 a.m to 12 noon demanding the release of 12 Medical Students arrested by the Police this evening during the protest against Malabe Private Medical Collage.

Accordingly if the authorities fail to release the all arrested medical students by tomorrow (03) doctors will expand their trade union action further GMOA has announced.

Police Used Tear Gas And Water Cannons To Disperse Medical Student Protestors In Lotus Road

Police have fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse a protest
  March of Medical students organized by the Medical Faculty Students Action Committee against the court decision in granting permission to students of Malabe Private Medical Collage to register with Sri Lanka Medical Council   at Lotus Road roundabout in Colombo Fort  this evening (02).

Police have also arrested 12 protesting Medical students over violent behaviour  it has been reported .

Police fired the tear gas and water cannons towards  the student protestors when they attempted to march towards presidential secrerariet .

More than two thousand medical students had  participated the protest March started at Colombo Medical Faculty premises. Then members of Inter University Students Federation have also joined the protest march which  caused heavy traffic in Colombo Fort.Maradana and Punchi Borella  areas.

Meanwhile Colombo Additional Magistrate Ranga Dassanayake had earlier rejected the motion filed by police seeking an issuing of  injunction order  to  prevent  the protest march.


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